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Percentage of permanent residents becoming Canadian citizens in decline: StatCan data

Percentage of permanent residents becoming Canadian citizens in decline: StatCan data

StatCan numbers reveal the percentage of permanent residents who become Canadians has plummeted over the past 20 years.
West Vancouver man banned from B.C. markets after $1B penny stock fraud case in U.S.

West Vancouver man banned from B.C. markets after $1B penny stock fraud case in U.S.

Fred Sharp of West Vancouver was the 'mastermind' of securities fraud schemes involving over $1 billion worth of transactions, a U.S. court ruled.
In the Courts: ‘$1, and natural love and affection’ not worth $2M property

In the Courts: ‘$1, and natural love and affection’ not worth $2M property

B.C.
Who’s Suing Whom: Feb. 15, 2023

Who’s Suing Whom: Feb. 15, 2023

New claims range from alleged condo defects to defamation
Opinion: We have yet to see a real remedy for our broken health-care system

Opinion: We have yet to see a real remedy for our broken health-care system

Surprise, surprise: On the issue of health care, even though it’s taking the money, the province doesn’t believe the federal government has provided enough.
What tech layoffs, temporary foreign workers and boomers mean for the labour force

What tech layoffs, temporary foreign workers and boomers mean for the labour force

Canada's economy has seen a constant stream of layoffs hitting companies from the tech sector and beyond in recent months while many employers lament a shortage of workers, but neither seem to be weighing heavily on the country's jobs numbe
S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down in late-morning trading, pulled lower by losses in the financial, industrial and utility sectors, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 37.38 points at 20,664.85.
Filing taxes for the first time? Here's what you need to know

Filing taxes for the first time? Here's what you need to know

A few years ago, Ali Najaf decided to file his taxes on his own for the first time. Najaf, an HR professional in Vancouver, used a free service in university for tax filing, and then after graduation began paying a professional to file them.
Opinion: A BC Liberal rebrand could help Falcon shake ghosts of leaders past

Opinion: A BC Liberal rebrand could help Falcon shake ghosts of leaders past

Most British Columbians don't foresee the BC Liberals forming government if an election were to happen this year
In the Courts: ‘Massive’ data breach leads to B.C. class-action lawsuit

In the Courts: ‘Massive’ data breach leads to B.C. class-action lawsuit

Lawsuit is seeking damages for negligence, breach of contract